July 5, 2019
Are you working for peace?
“Blessed [spiritually calm with life-joy in God’s favour] are the makers and maintainers of peace, for they will [express His character and] be called the sons of God.” MATTHEW 5:9 AMP
Avoiding conflict doesn’t make you a peace...
June 29, 2019
Blessed are those who mourn their sin
“"Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” Matthew 5:4 ESV
Mourning is a human response to the loss of someone or something. Mourning can take different forms dependent on culture, belief, tradition and personality....
June 21, 2019
“Blessed [anticipating God’s presence, spiritually mature] are the pure in heart [those with integrity, moral courage, and godly character], for they will see God.” Matthew 5:8 AMP
People are complex. Motives can be too.
Some seemingly noble actions can find their or...
March 4, 2019
Last blog we reflected on meekness and we were challenged to submit our desire to always have the final word.
We now turn to the satisfaction that follows the pursuit of righteousness....
““Blessed [joyful, nourished by God’s goodness] are those who hunger and thirst for...
January 19, 2019
"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of God.”
If you ask me to define what it means to be poor, my response would be, to be without something, to be lacking a required resource or thing of benefit. Whether that be cash or cha...
December 7, 2018
Over the course of the next 5 weeks, the YAN team will be sharing to a series of short blogs on the foretold descriptors of Jesus, as described in Isaiah 9.
“For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name...
February 24, 2018
Maybe you can relate to waking up exhausted, snoozing that irritating alarm and then executing the first (of numerous) phone checks for the day.
You try to breathe a half conscious prayer, glance a verse of scripture (phone check again!) and then jump into pre...
Are You Working For Peace?
Blessed are the persecuted
July 14, 2019
Blessed are the pure in heart...
When they see us..
June 14, 2019
"Give me your idols"
June 8, 2019
Why show mercy?
March 31, 2019
Meekness: is it needed?
February 21, 2019
Blessed are the poor in spirit